5+ Hours of Video Instruction
Ruby on Rails has emerged as today’s most powerful, useful Web development framework. RailsSpace Ruby on Rails Tutorial makes real-world Rails development easier than ever before.
In fifteen targeted video sessions, Rails expert Aurelius Prochazka walks you through every step of building RailsSpace, a full-fledged social networking site. You’ll learn at your own pace, as you move from a static page to a robust, highly dynamic site.
You’ll walk step-by-step through implementing user registration, authentication, profiles, image uploads, blogs, searches, and more. Along the way, you’ll master all the Rails techniques you’ll need...from Model-View-Controller architecture to automated testing, refactoring to REST.
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- Follow along as your instructor shows exactly how to get great results in your real-world environment.
In 5+ hours of hands-on video training, Internet pioneer and best-selling author Aurelius Prochazka introduces developers to real-world Web application development using Ruby on Rails. To get started, click Play on the video instruction to meet your trainer and hear more about the valuable Web development skills you will acquire.
Aurelius Prochazka, a pioneer in building interactive, user-driven websites, cofounded Creative Internet Design, Inc. and ArsDigita Corporation. Aurelius coauthored RailsSpace: Building a Social Networking Website with Ruby on Rails. He is the principal developer of Caltech’s main site (caltech.edu), as well as its Admissions and Alumni sites. Aurelius holds a Ph.D. in Computational Fluid Dynamics from Caltech and is now Principal Scientist at CoolEarth, a solar energy startup.
For every experienced Web developer who wants to master Ruby on Rails and create dynamic, large-scale websites.
COMPUTER: 1GHz or higher, 128MB RAM or more
- OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Mac OS/X
- MULTIMEDIA: DVD drive, 1024 x 768 or higher display, and sound card with speakers
Table of Contents
LESSON 1: Introduction (video only)
LESSON 2: Getting Started 1
LESSON 3: Modeling Users 7
LESSON 4: Registering Users 11
LESSON 5: Getting Started with Testing 15
LESSON 6: Logging In and Out 19
LESSON 7: Advanced Login 23
LESSON 8: Updating User Information 33
LESSON 9: Personal Profiles 39
LESSON 10: Community 41
LESSON 11: Searching and Browsing 45
LESSON 12: Avatars 49
LESSON 13: Email 51
LESSON 14: Friendships 53
LESSON 15: RESTful Blogs 55
LESSON 16: Blog Comments with Ajax 57